Soundgarden Confirm ‘King Animal’ Album Title, Release ‘Worse Dreams’ Song Teaser
Big news today from Soundgarden‘s official YouTube page: The band released a 35-second clip of an aggressive new track called ‘Worse Dreams’ and announced that its long-awaited comeback album will be titled ‘King Animal.’
Muse, ‘Madness’ – Song Review
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy wasn’t kidding when he said the group’s new music was partially inspired by Skrillex. While the first listen of Muse’s upcoming ‘The 2nd Law’ album, ‘Unsustainable,’ was full-on dubstep at times, the band’s official new single, ‘Madness,’ impresses with a more restrained electronic arrangement.
Soundgarden Reveal November 2012 Release Date for New Album
Soundgarden‘s long-awaited new album finally has a release date: November 13. That’s according to guitarist Kim Thayil, who revealed the news to Rolling Stone (via NME) along with details about a couple of the new songs.
Silversun Pickups Order Romney Campaign to Stop Playing Their Music
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is under fire for playing the Silversun Pickups song ‘Panic Switch’ at his campaign events without obtaining the band’s consent. According to a press release, the Pickups’ attorney has sent the Romney camp a cease and desist letter to prevent them from using the song in the future.
Watch Dave Navarro Get Suspended by Flesh Hooks
If you’re not familiar with the act of flesh hook suspension, allow Dave Navarro to educate you on this most extreme of body modification techniques. A new video (thanks to our friends at Loudwire for the tip) shows the Jane’s Addiction guitarist being suspended in the air by hooks inside his skin.
Watch Green Day Perform Three New Songs at Intimate Gig in Los Angeles
Not only were the Green Day fans in attendance last night at the Echoplex in Los Angeles lucky enough to make it into the band’s secret show, but they also got to witness performances of at least nine songs that will appear on the group’s upcoming ‘¡Uno!’ ‘¡Dos!’ ‘¡Tre!’ album trilogy.
Adam Yauch’s Birthday Celebrated With Beastie Boys Party and Walking Tour in New York
New Yorkers continue to remember Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who passed away of cancer in May. To celebrate what would have been Yauch’s 48th birthday this weekend, fans have organized an MCA party and walking tour throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Soundgarden Holding On to 15 Unreleased Songs From Band’s Early Days
Chris Cornell says that the first 15 songs Soundgarden ever wrote were preserved on cassette tape. Though the recordings have never been made public, their mere existence may be enough to get fans excited about the possibility of hearing them someday.